Indian woman cricketer Sushma Verma gets promoted to DSP


Sushma Verma accepts a cheque from HP Chief Minister. Pic/Twitter

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh yesterday honoured India international woman cricketer Sushma Verma by offering her the post of Deputy Superintendent of Police for her sporting achievements.

She was also offered a cash award of R5 lakh, an official statement said.

Wicketkeeper-batswoman Sushma was a member of the Indian team that reached the final in the 2017 ICC Women’s World Cup where they were beaten by England.

She played the best knock of her career against Pakistan during the group stages, helping India win the match.

Thanking the Chief Minister, Sushma said getting a job in the police department was her childhood dream.

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